matted


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mat·ted

 (măt′ĭd)
adj.
1. Covered with or made from mats.
2. Tangled in a dense mass: tried to push through the matted undergrowth.

matted

(ˈmætɪd)
adj
1. tangled into a thick mass: matted hair.
2. covered with or formed of matting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.matted - tangled in a dense mass; "tried to push through the matted undergrowth"
tangled - in a confused mass; "pushed back her tangled hair"; "the tangled ropes"
2.matted - not reflecting lightmatted - not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"
dull - emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky"

matted

adjective tangled, knotted, unkempt, knotty, tousled, ratty, uncombed She had matted hair and torn dusty clothes.
Translations
أشْعَث الشَّعْر
rozcuchaný
összegubancolt
flæktur, flókinn
keçeleşmiş

matted

[ˈmætɪd] ADJenmarañado y apelmazado
matted hairgreñas fpl, pelo m enmarañado y apelmazado
matted with bloodenmarañado y apelmazado por la sangre

matted

[ˈmætɪd] adj [hair, fur] → emmêlé(e)matt emulsion npeinture f mate

matted

adjverfilzt; hair matted with blood/mudmit Blut/Schlamm verkrustetes Haar

matted

[ˈmætɪd] adj (hair) → arruffato/a; (sweater) → infeltrito/a

mat

(mӕt) noun
a flat piece of material (rushes, rubber, carpet, cork etc) for wiping shoes on, covering a floor, or various other purposes. Wipe your shoes on the doormat; a table mat.
ˈmatted adjective
in a thick untidy mess. matted hair.
ˈmatting noun
a material used for making mats. coconut matting.
References in classic literature ?
Pale-golden and vermilion orchids flaunted their unhealthy blossoms in the golden, dripping sunshine that filtered through the matted roof.
He was an extraordinary figure, with his red beard and matted hair, and his great hairy chest.
The grayness of the whole immense surface, the wind furrows upon the faces of the waves, the great masses of foam, tossed about and waving, like matted white locks, give to the sea in a gale an appearance of hoary age, lustreless, dull, without gleams, as though it had been created before light itself.